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CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI MAHARAJ TERMINUS RAILWAY STATION GOT AN INDIAN GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL (IGBC) GOLD CERTIFICATION

CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI MAHARAJ TERMINUS RAILWAY STATION GOT AN INDIAN GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL (IGBC) GOLD CERTIFICATION.

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Railway Station of Mumbai, under the Central Railway, has become the first in the country to get an Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) Gold Certification.

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  • The Gold certification is awarded to sites and locations on the basis of Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) ratings of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
  • The certification has been awarded in recognition of the various green initiatives across its zone.
  • The rating system will further promote national priorities such as energy efficiency, handling of waste measures, water conservation, etc.
  • The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, formerly known as Victoria Terminus Station in Mumbai, is an excellent example of Victorian architecture in India.
  • This building was designed by the British architect F. W. Stevens.
  • It made the Bombay as the symbol of ‘Gothic City’ and the major international mercantile port of India.

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